Last night, April 20, the Green Room Awards Association announced this year’s recipients of 60 awards made across the performing arts industry for works seen on Melbourne stages during 2014.

CATS returns to Australia in 2015

Following its triumphant season in London’s West End, the acclaimed revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS comes to Australia for a strictly limited season.

Sam Simmons Wins 2015 Barry Award

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s most prestigious annual award, the Barry Award, has been awarded to Sam Simmons.

After 17 years as Circus Oz Artistic Director, Mike Finch has announced that he will finish up with the company on Tuesday, 30 June 2015.   

Chapel Off Chapel

Born in 1995 this March Chapel Off Chapel will shed the torn jeans of its teenage years for a glamorous 20th birthday bash.

Brisbane Powerhouse is calling for program applications for the next Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) held in Brisbane, Queensland 22 – 26 February 2016.

NORPA Launch 2015

Don’t we all love beginnings? The beginning of the new year heralds many opportunities; chances to rejigger, ‘re-combobulate’ and renew vows of not wasting a moment of the year ahead.  

Malthouse Theatre’s Artistic Director Marion Potts will leave the company at the end of March to take up a senior position with the Australia Council for the Arts.

Most read reviews

Magic Mike Live

Yes, the bodies you see are perfect specimens of sculptured sixpacks and biceps you could walk over and get at least 2000 steps in. But they are muscles moving bodies in marvellous ways. These boys can dance and every movement is potent.

Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark | The Listies

To pee or not to pee. It sounds like a lowbrow take on the infamous Hamlet quote. One that a philistine would utter while their cronies scoff and drink mead and the thespians nearby cringe while nibbling on breast of peacock. 

Skylight | Verendus Theatrical/Red Phoenix Theatre

This is a production of which any director, cast and theatre company should be proud.

 

Shrek The Musical

With the world struggling to find a new norm in these ever-changing circumstances, never has the phrase “the show must go on” been more apparent. 

The Shape of Things | Lambert House Enterprises

What becomes of the broken arted? They are cast from paradise according to Neil La Bute’s The Shape of Things.